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B. Heller & Co. Collection, 1896-2003

Founded by Benjamin Heller, whose family practiced sausage-making for generations, Chicago-based B. Heller & Co. began in 1893 as a wholesale manufacturer of dry powders used in the preparation of meat products. Over the years, the company expanded into the manufacture of a variety of food ingred...

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Crerar, Adams & Co. Collection, 1922-1957

Founded by John Crerar and J. McGregor Adams ca. 1868, Crerar, Adams & Co. was a leading supplier to the railroad industry. This small collection contains trade catalogs from the early and mid-twentieth century, as well as documents relating to the estates of one of the firm's partners, Edward S....

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Hart, Schaffner and Marx Labor Agreement. Records, 1919-1920

The Hart, Schaffner and Marx Labor Agreement grew out of the unsuccessful nineteen-week strike of workers in the Chicago men’s clothing industry in 1910. It was initially signed by representatives of the workers and Hart, Schaffner and Marx and represented a compromise between the United Garment ...

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Morris, Edward House. Collection, 1913-1919

This collection consists of an album of photographs and a social invitation. The album contains 40 photographs of the Edward Morris House, located at 4800 S. Drexel Boulevard in Chicago. The photographs depict both interior and exterior views of the house, the garage, and the greenhouse. Some of ...

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Paepcke, Walter P. Papers, 1912-1961

The Walter P. Paepcke Papers consist of 66.5 linear feet and include biographical material, correspondence, subject files, financial documents, publications, scrapbooks, ledgers, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The collection also includes information pertaining to the Container Corporation...

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Archive, 1844-2005

Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, hi...


Ryerson Family. Papers, 1803-1971

Contains the papers of Joseph Turner Ryerson, Edward L. Ryerson Sr., and Edward L. Ryerson Jr. Includes correspondence, family histories, articles, speeches, clippings, diaries, a scrapbook that includes photographs of the Chicago fire of 1871, photographs, awards and memorabilia. Papers document...

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Steiner, John. Collection, 1860-2001

John Steiner, jazz collector, record producer, chemist. The John Steiner Collection contains sheet music, articles, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, interviews, ephemera, and publications. The collection spans 140 years and documents Chicago jazz and blues, musicians, clubs, printed music...

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Wyler, Silvain and Arma. Collection, 1901-1989

Silvain and Arma Wyler founded the Wyler Company in Chicago in 1931, first importing bouillon cubes from Europe, then pioneering the development of dehydrated food products. Among their major philanthropic achievements was the Silvain and Arma Wyler Children's Hospital, dedicated at University of...

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